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Forecasts of 2021 Stock Market Performance Are Overly Optimistic

Mar 1, 2021
Two basic underlying assumptions are uniformly optimistic. Threats to the economy and stock market are rarely discussed or reflected in […]

6 Graphs & a Table Report on: Asset Classes and Target Date Fund Performance in 2020, Plus US Stocks & Bonds in The Past 95 Years, from 1926-2020

Feb 22, 2021
Below are investment performance results for the year 2020 and the updated results for 95 years (1926-2020): All asset classes […]

Harbingers from Venezuela, Japan, and China

Feb 8, 2021
The US can learn from Venezuela’s mistakes that made a rich country poor while artificially inflating its stock market. Japan […]

What Does it Cost to Rescue a $22 Trillion Economy? The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Federal Reserve Rescues

Jan 28, 2021
Most applaud Federal Reserve rescues and are relying on them to prop up our stock and bond markets. Hurray Fed!! […]

Wall Street is Gaslighting Baby Boomers

Jan 25, 2021
The word “Gaslighted” means manipulated into not seeing reality Forecasts of 2021 security returns are gaslighting baby boomers into believing […]

This Crazy Stock Market: A Story Told with Pictures

Jan 11, 2021
Greed is driving the US stock market to new highs Fear will eventually replace greed. We provide 10 reasons to […]

A Primer on Retirement Savings Accounts

Dec 28, 2020
Most people who have saved for retirement are invested in several accounts. Consolidating savings accounts makes sense because it simplifies […]

Four Causes of the US Stock Market Bubble

Dec 21, 2020
Investor behaviors are inflating the US stock market bubble, namely hope and greed. Fed intervention is a third cause. It […]

A Foreboding Outlook for the US Stock Market in the Decade of the 2020s

Dec 7, 2020
There is a formula for forecasting future stock returns. Its accuracy depends on forecasts of future Price/Earnings ratios. Crestmont Research […]

Four Pillars of Smart Retirement Investing

Nov 30, 2020
Game-Changing Tools That Prevent Stupid Mistakes.       It was easy to be “smart” in the past decade. The markets produced great […]

The Biden-Harris Administration: What We Think We Know; What We Need to Know

Nov 24, 2020
Certain policies have been laid out by the new administration that we can expect Serious problems lie ahead that no […]

Alternative Investments That Protect U.S. Investors When the Stock Market Bubble Bursts

Nov 16, 2020
We believe US stock and bond markets are currently grossly overpriced, and their bubbles are about to burst Alternatives to […]